All posts tagged: dulwich picture gallery

Dulwich Picture Gallery – What’s on in January

Exhibitions & Displays Ribera: Art of Violence Until 27 January 2019 Ribera: Art of Violence is the first UK show of work by the Spanish Baroque painter, draughtsman and printmaker, Jusepe de Ribera (1591–1652), displaying his most sensational, shocking and masterfully composed works. Animalis Every Sunday throughout Ribera: Art of Violence These intimate performances, choreographed by the critically acclaimed dancer Dane Hurst, give form to the emotional tensions, psychological resonances and physical impulses in Ribera’s work. Enjoy this event as part of your Sunday visit to Ribera: Art of Violence and expect to be challenged, entertained and enlightened. Film Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967) 14 January, Bar opens at 7pm, Screening at 7.30pm £9; £7 Friends & concessions Winner of two Oscars, including best actress for Katherine Hepburn, this comedy-drama tells the story of an interracial marriage and the two families who come together as a result. A rare positive depiction of an interracial couple from the time, it provides a vital commentary on societal racism in the 1960s. Ticket includes a glass of wine, snacks and film …

Dulwich Picture Gallery – August events

Exhibitions and Displays Edward Bawden Today the British artist and designer Edward Bawden (1903–89) is renowned for his monumental linocuts of Brighton Pier and other Victorian architecture, and for his witty designs for companies like Twinings and Fortnum & Mason. This will be the first major exhibition to look at every aspect of Bawden’s career, championing him as a fine artist while also demonstrating the wit and versatility of his design work.​ Now until 9 September 2018 Young People Volunteer Interpretation Programme Taster Sessions 1 – 18 August, Free Our youth Volunteer Interpretation Project is an exciting opportunity for young people aged 14 – 21 to get involved with the interpretation of the Gallery. Participants will have the chance to work with our curators to explore new ways of talking about our Collection, and develop new programmes and activities for young people. Throughout August we are running a series of free, drop-in taster sessions for all those interested – no experience needed! Behind the Scenes Tour 1 August, 5 – 7pm Come and explore the Gallery after hours in our behind the scenes tour. Led by our Guides you will …

What’s On at Dulwich Picture Gallery in July

Exhibitions & Displays Edward Bawden The British artist and designer Edward Bawden (1903–89) is today renowned for his monumental linocuts of Brighton Pier and other Victorian architecture, and for his witty designs for companies like Twinings and Fortnum & Mason. This will be the first major exhibition to look at every aspect of Bawden’s career, championing him as a fine artist while also demonstrating the wit and versatility of his design work.​ 23 May – 9 September 2018 Dulwich Pavilion 2019: The Shortlist Come and have your say on the six shortlisted designs for the 2019 Dulwich Pavilion. Models and visualisations of the proposed designs by young and emerging architects will be on display in the Gallery’s glass walkway throughout this year’s London Festival of Architecture, and visitors will have the opportunity to vote for their favourite. 5 June – 22 July 2018   Gallery Lates By the Seaside 13 July, 6-10pm, £12; £10 Friends & Concessions Grab your bucket and spade for the alternative British summertime experience! Inspired by our Edward Bawden exhibition, we’re taking you on a trip to the seaside. …

Dulwich Picture Gallery – April events

Exhibitions David Milne: Modern Painting A major exhibition of one of Canada’s greatest modern painters, David Milne (1882-1953). It will showcase, for the first time in the UK, a wide selection of his oil paintings alongside watercolours, drawings and photographs, to reveal an artist of true originality and vision. Now to 7 May Rediscover: Tiepolo’s ‘Joseph Receiving Pharoah’s Ring’  Rediscover one of Dulwich Picture Gallery’s finest masterpieces: Joseph Receiving Pharaoh’s Ring by Giambattista Tiepolo (1696–1770). Since 2016, this painting has been the focus of a major conservation project, with the help of X-rays, this display explores the changes the artist made during the course of its production. Now to 3 June Gallery Lates Wilderness 20 April, 6-10pm, £12, £10 Friends & Concessions Inspired by David Milne: Modern Painting and Milne’s way of isolated living and his immersion in the natural world, Mother Nature will be our muse as we examine the wilderness in art. Enjoy talks and tastings with professional forager, James Wood, nature-based workshops, and an experiential tour created by contemporary music and arts organisation Collective 31. Lectures & Talks Into The Wild Lecture Series: In Conversation: Art …

Dulwich Picture Gallery – December events

Exhibitions Tove Jansson 25 October 2017 – 28 January 2018 The first UK retrospective of one of the most celebrated illustrators of the 20th century, Tove Jansson (1914–2001). Known internationally as the creator of the Moomin characters and books, Jansson’s broader output of graphic illustrations and paintings are relatively unseen outside her home country of Finland. The Private Made Public: Jacopo Bassano, The Adoration of Kings 10 Oct 2017 – 21 Jan 2018 Usually accessible by appointment only at Burghley House in Lincolnshire, this dazzling renaissance treasure is given the spotlight. Christmas Moomin Winter Weekend  15 – 17 Dec In celebration of our Tove Jansson exhibition, join us for a wintry weekend of Moomin-themed adventures and explore the wisdom and wonder of Jansson’s most celebrated characters. A Moomin Winter’s Eve 15 Dec, 6 – 10pm, £15.50 Standard, £12.50 Friends / Concessions Enjoy talks, workshops and more exploring the magical tales of Moominvalley. Moomins and the Comet (Live Re-Score} 15 Dec, 10 – 11.30pm, £8 Join us for an exclusive screening and live re-score of the cult 1983 stop-motion animation The Moomins and the …